Category Archives: Connecticut

Playing Pinball in Connecticut

The Sanctum, 290 Pratt St, Meriden, CT 06450 Who looks forward to Monday? Not too many folks…that’s for sure. However, the people who live around Meriden, CT have a special reason to get excited about the beginning of the work … Continue reading

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View the Brains at the Cushing Center, Yale Medical Library

It’s strange, gruesome, and an instrumental piece of medical history. The Cushing Center in Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale University [333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06510] is an absolutely fascinating place to explore. Note that due … Continue reading

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Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut

Yale campus is a piece of art all in its own. Dispersed throughout the city of New Haven are its fine buildings, some even adorned with unicorns. Student or not, you have a great reason to visit the school. The … Continue reading

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Wild Bill’s Nostalgia, Connecticut

It’s anything but just a store. Wild Bill’s Nostalgia [1003 Newfield St Middletown, Connecticut, 06457] sells collectables that will make you smile, reminiscing from your childhood. Retro toys, books, records, posters, you’ll find it all and much more. There is … Continue reading

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Talcott Mountain State Park, Connecticut

I saw it from the road, an elegant tower whose prominence is 1,000’ high. To get there head into Talcott Mountain State Park [560 Simsbury Rd Bloomfield, CT 06002], where the trail begins. Heublein Tower was built in 1914 by … Continue reading

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Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, Connecticut

Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge is the only sanctuary of its kind in the state of Connecticut. Parceled out into ten units along the Atlantic Flyway birds can rest, feed, and nest along the coastline – most notably the … Continue reading

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Gillette Castle State Park, Connecticut

A magical medieval like castle sits in a picture perfect forest – like something out of a fairytale. Gillette Castle State Park [67 River Rd, East Haddam, CT 06423] is such a matchless place, it should be on everyone’s Connecticut … Continue reading

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